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19 August, 2022
 

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1. Op-ed: Fair State. Five proposals to fight corruption

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-fair-state-five-proposals-to-fight-corruption

In the Cyprus of 2022, corruption has permeated all levels of our society. The extent of the problem needs to be ascertained first. Then, the diagnosis of its causes. Finally, but most importantly, the specific proposals to combat it....

2. Puzzling details emerge as police probe Berton’s death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/puzzling-details-emerge-as-police-probe-berton-s-death

Cyprus Police say the animal unit will investigate the death of Berton, an impounded Savannah cat that died in state custody, as more shocking details emerged about the hybrid’s ordeal after he was removed from the care of his owner in Limassol...

3. Cypriot MEP spills the beans in spying scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-mep-spills-the-beans-in-spying-scandal

Cypriot MEP Demetris Papadakis is warning authorities on his native island to stay away from cover-up attempts and instead 'fully investigate' allegations of espionage and wiretapping by politicians and police using illegal malware...

4. Berton’s mom demands independent post mortem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berton-s-mom-demands-independent-post-mortem

The owner of Berton, a controversial Savannah cat who died in state custody on Monday, is calling for an independent forensic pathologist to be present during the post mortem of her beloved pet...

5. Cyprus scores monkeypox jabs ahead of schedule

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scores-monkeypox-jabs-ahead-of-schedule

A handful of close contacts in the Republic of Cyprus were cleared for an urgent monkeypox jab on Sunday after vaccines arrived ahead of schedule, but the country providing the vaccines was not named as doctors in the European Union have been turning people away due to a serious shortage...

6. Cyprus detects two more cases of monkeypox

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-detects-two-more-cases-of-monkeypox

Two more cases of monkeypox have been detected in the Republic of Cyprus, bringing the total of known infected patients to three males who all traveled abroad...

7. Fuel a whopping 60% more expensive in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fuel-a-whopping-60-more-expensive-in-2022

Cyprus Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipantela, is in contact with his counterparts in neighboring countries, asking them to supply Cyprus with vaccines for monkeypox, the Minister's Communications Advisοr Konstantinos Athanasiou told CNA....

8. Cyprus scrambles after monkeypox patient’s mom speaks out

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-as-monkeypox-patient-s-mom-speaks-out

Health ministry officials in the Republic of Cyprus are trying to get their hands on a monkeypox vaccine, after a woman whose infected son was hospitalized told state television there were no drugs for treatment...

9. Officials smuggle ailing Berton out of Limassol zoo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-officials-smuggle-ailing-berton-out-of-limassol-zoo

There was no end in sight for Berton’s ordeal after news broke on Tuesday that the ailing Savannah cat in state custody was taken to Paphos, unbeknownst to his owner, instead of getting treatment by a local vet in Limassol...

10. Monkeypox vaccines to arrive in Cyprus by the end of August

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/monkeypox-vaccines-to-arrive-in-cyprus-by-the-end-of-august

The arrival of the first vaccines for monkeypox is expected around the end of August in Cyprus...

11. Cyprus Police probe illegal stem cell therapy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-probe-illegal-stem-cell-therapy

Cyprus Police raided a Long Covid clinic in Larnaca this week where it turned out that stem cells from donors in Ukraine were being used illegally in overpromised patients with chronic illnesses who flock to the island’s southern town for treatment...

12. Monkeypox protocols being discussed today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/monkeypox-protocols-being-discussed-today

The Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipantela, called for a meeting on Monday to take stock of the latest data, as well as Cyprus' level of preparedness in dealing with monkeypox....

13. Cypriot 'miracle worker' honored for his contribution to fetal medicine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-miracle-worker-honored-for-his-contribution-to-fetal-medicine

Kypros Nicolaides, the UK Cypriot pioneer Professor in Fetal Medicine at King’s College London, has been presented with Greece’s Gold Medal of the Order of the Phoenix by Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias....

14. Operation PANGEA: Illegal pharmaceuticals worth 11 million seized worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/operation-pangea-illegal-pharmaceuticals-worth-11-million-seized-worldwide

Operation PANGEA, an international initiative targetting the illegal internet trade in pharmaceutical products, resulted in the seizure of 462 items in the form of pills, sprays, and gels, along with 123 food supplements in Cyprus. ...

15. Covid guidelines for autumn in the works

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-guidelines-for-autumn-in-the-works

The possible arrival of Centaurus, a new Covid subvariant which is more contagious but not more severe, in tandem with the downward trend in infections with the BA.5 subvariant in the last seven days in Cyprus, is not alarming, the Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipantela said on Thursday....

16. Coronavirus: Inhaled vaccines offer better protection and immunity

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-inhaled-vaccines-offer-better-protection-and-immunity

Canadian scientists comparing two different alternative vaccine delivery systems confirmed that inhaled aerosol vaccines provide better protection and stronger immunity than nasal spray vaccines....

17. Plot thickens as Greece irked over Antonov crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plot-thickens-as-greece-irked-over-antonov-crash

Athens says Belgrade and Kiev had not shared information about dangerous cargo on board a Cypriot company-owned Antonov that crashed-landed in northern Greece, with the plot thickening after recipient Bangladesh denied Serbian reports that Dhaka was expecting mines onboard the aircraft leased to a Ukrainian company...

18. Increase in covid measures not ruled out just yet

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increase-in-covid-measures-not-ruled-out-just-yet

Our primary aim is for schools to remain open and children to suffer the least inconvenience, Minister of Health Michalis Hadjipantela said on Sunday, adding that, if necessary, more measures will be taken to contain the spread of coronavirus....

19. Stella Kyriakides visits Ukraine in bid to provide EU health support

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stella-kyriakides-visits-ukraine-in-bid-to-provide-eu-health-support

EU Health Commissioner, Stella Kyriakides, visited Ukraine today as part of the Commission's ongoing efforts to provide support in the area of health....

20. Cabinet appointment signals GESY wars not over

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-appointment-signals-gesy-wars-not-over

All hell broke loose this week in the health sector of the Republic of Cyprus, after a heart doctor not liked by unions was given a seat on the board of the Health Insurance Organization, signaling core debates about whether the state should stick to uniform rules or expand its single-payer philosophy...

21. New measures announced today to mitigate spread of covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-measures-announced-today-to-mitigate-spread-of-covid

The cabinet has announced new measures in an effort to halt the spread of COVID-19....

22. Majority of Cypriots believe corruption is rampant in the country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/majority-of-cypriots-believe-corruption-is-rampant-in-the-country

A total of 94% of respondents in a special Eurobarometer published by the European Commission on Wednesday believe that the problem of corruption is widespread in the country....

23. Extended working hours for public hospitals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/extended-working-hours-for-public-hospitals

All public hospitals’ working hours will be extended to cover afternoons from September 1st, the State Health Services Organization announced on Monday....

24. FANEROMENI22 - Band Macumba

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/faneromeni22-band-macumba

25. Abortion debate spills over into Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abortion-debate-spills-over-into-cyprus

Officials in the Republic of Cyprus say sexual and reproductive rights of women on the island are being trampled in the absence of clear protocols, with access to abortion and long-term contraception being put on the line in the southern part...

26. Greece: Covid infected tourists no longer required to quarantine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-covid-infected-tourists-no-longer-required-to-quarantine

A new government decision issued by the Greek authorities earlier this week has established that tourists who get infected with the COVID-19 disease while being in Greece will not be required to go into quarantine. ...

27. Weekend urgent care clinics aim to undo ER misuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/weekend-urgent-care-clinics-aim-to-undo-er-misuse

The government of the Republic of Cyprus launched a new urgent care program over the weekend where citizens could visit a clinic for minor problems in an effort to unclog the emergency room...

28. Boris Johnson has stepped down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-has-stepped-down

After an acute political meltdown in the U.K., Prime Minister Boris Johnson has resigned as leader of the Conservative Party, setting in motion a race for a new prime minister....

29. The use of face masks indoors is mandatory again (Update)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-the-use-of-face-masks-indoors-is-now-mandatory-again

The Cabinet decided on Wednesday to make face masks mandatory again in all indoor and closed spaces in Cyprus, following a hike in COVID cases and hospitalizations over the last few days....

30. Scandal shakes things up in Cypriot health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scandal-shakes-things-up-in-cypriot-health

Health officials in Cyprus are fast tracking special software to distribute drugs to cancer patients, following shocking allegations of vote trading and deep state politics in a system overseen by House representatives off the record...

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